PROFICIENCY 75% 96% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Mountain Empire Unified
52%La Mesa

College Preparatory Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Mountain Empire Unified" in La Mesa, CA. There are a total of 230 students and 12 teachers at College Preparatory Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 41 free lunch students and 29 reduced lunch students.

College Preparatory Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 74.5%, which is 96% higher than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch41
Reduced lunch29


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At College Preparatory Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

5>= 90%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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College Preparatory Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 65.4% 39.9% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 4.3% 3.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.3% 1.7% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 21.2% 47.3% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.9% 4.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.0% 1.3% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 1.9% 3.1% 3.1%

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La Mesa demographics profile

StatisticLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6723291
Median age51.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)74%52%55%
Speak English94%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%

Education level achieved in La Mesa

IndexLa MesaCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college76.3%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.6%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The College Preparatory Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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